World Health Care Congress
Health & Wellbeing
A Systems-Based Approach to Improving Our Nation’s Health and Controlling Rising Healthcare Costs
Nebeyou Abebe
Nebeyou Abebe

Senior Director,

Health & Well-Being

Sodexo North America

A systems-based approach to improving health considers all factors involved in caring for patients and the many factors that influence one’s quality of life. The integration of people, processes, policies, and organizations is critical to promoting better health at lower cost. For example, we can close the clinic-to-community gap by using an integrated systems approach that connects employers, healthcare providers, community-based organizations and family/community relationships.

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